Welcome to jumalauta 22 years

August 26th - 28th, 2021. Hämeenlinna, Finland



The party will be held in Aulanko, Hämeenlinna at Aulangon Suuri Huvila (same as last year).

The party will have your usual Finnish demoparty features, like a few computer places, sauna and palju.


You can sleep at the party place if you want, but the amount of sleeping places is limited. The party place has a few shared bedrooms with 3-5 beds (about 25 beds total). If you have a specific need for a bed, please let the organizers know, otherwise it's first come, first served. There are also some sofas available in the general party area and room for tents outside (although the ground is quite uneven). Scandic Aulanko hotel is pretty close to the party place, only about 2.5km away and Hämeenlinna city center with even more hotels is not that far.

If you are sleeping at the party place, bring your own bedding. That's mandatory and won't be provided by the organizers.


Despite the rumours, the Covid-19 pandemic is still very much on. If you have any symptoms, for the safety of every one else, do not come to the party. We will offer a full refund to anyone with symptoms, no questions asked.

Sofasceners welcome

You can join us on the Official Jumalauta Discord Server or #jumalauta on IRCnet to join the party remotely.

Remote entries

Remote entries are allowed for all official compos. Submit your remote entry to us by email before the party starts.


A Twitch Stream will be available for at least all the compo blocks (keep an eye on the Jumalauta Discord Server for notifications when the stream is on). We might also stream some of the other program. See party timetable for times.

Tickets and Registration

Ticket price is 50€.

Party is sold out, but there is a waitlist available in Eventbrite in case of cancelations.


General Compo Rules

  • All compos allow multiple entries by the same people.
  • You can enter your entry in multiple compos as long as other rules apply.
  • The entry must be delivered in a ZIP archive, with descriptive filenames, so it’s 100% clear which file to show/play/run.
  • You can test your productions on the compo machine before the compo.
  • Party organizers have the right to publish the compo results, with your name/nick, and all the compo entries.
  • Disqualified entries and entries not shown in the compo will not be spread.
  • If your entry can not be run on Windows, please include a video capture. If you need assistance with a video capture the organizers can try to assist you, but please don't leave it at the last minute before deadline.
  • All entries will be released on scene.org after the party.

Compo Machine

AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16 GB RAM

Combined Demo/Intro

The main demo competition. If you don't have a windows executable, please provide a video capture.


Have a wild idea for an entry that doesn’t fit in any other compo? This is the compo for it! Anything* goes, be it video, live performance, or whatever you can imagine.

*) Finnish laws may apply

Streaming Music

Allowed Formats are MP3 & FLAC. Maximum length is 4 minutes

Tracker Music

Allowed formats are MOD, S3M, IT & XM. Maximum length is 4 minutes

Streaming and Tracker music compos might be combined if there isn't enough entries for both.

MIDI Music

Music will be played on Roland MT-80s midi player. Allowed format is MID. Maximum length is 4 minutes


Make some awesome graphics on any platform. Hi-res, low-res, ANSI, ASCII, etc. Allowed formats for bitmap graphics are JPG & PNG. For ANSI/ASCII, we'll support anything Sahli supports.


Any photo goes here. Retouching is allowed.

Fast Graphics

Last year’s winner will announce a theme at the party place and you will have 15 minutes to make an awesome graphics entry. Entries will be shown right after the entry deadline.

Compo Compo

Organize your own compo and enter it to the compo compo. May the best compo win. We can add the compo to the party system for entries and voting, but the rest is up to you.

Popup Compos


If you want to organize a popup compo and want it mentioned here, please contact the organizers.


Popup Compos

Want to organise your own compo? Great! We can help you set it up in the party system if you want entries and voting through that, but the rest is up to you. And don’t forget to enter it in the compo compo, where the best compo will win.

Game Compos

In addition to the compos listed on the Compos page and popup compos organised by our visitors, there’s probably going to be some game compos etc. TBD

Live Performances

There might be some live music performances (TBD). Want to play some music? Talk to us before the party. We can make it happen.

Open Decks

Open call to all DJs. Bring your records and play some music. We’ll have plenty of empty slots in the timetable for everyone who wants to play.

We’ll have your basic 2 x Technics SL-1200 and a mixer setup. If you want to play CDs or digital, bring your own gear and we can hook it up.